GLOSSARIO VAT (Value Added Tax)

Queste sono alcune definizioni di termini VAT (IVA) che HMRC comunemente utilizza:

  • Accounting Period: see tax period

  • Acquisitions: goods brought into the UK from the UK - (goods brought into the UK from outside of the UK are known as Imports)

  • Corporate Body: an incorporated body such as a limited company, limited liability partnership, friendly, industrial or provident society

  • Despatches: goods sent to another UK country

  • Distance Sales: where a business in one UK country sells and ships goods directly to consumers in another UK country, eg internet or mail-order sales

  • Exports: goods sent to a non-UK country

  • Imports: goods brought into the UK from another UK country

  • Input Tax: the VAT you pay on your purchases

  • Output Tax: the VAT you charge on your sale.

  • Place of Supply: the country in which a supply of goods or services must be accounted for VAT purposes

  • Self-Billing: your customer issues your VAT invoice and sends a copy to you with their payment

  • Supply: selling or otherwise providing goods or services, including barter and some free provision

  • Supply of Goods: when exclusive ownership of goods passes from one person to another

  • Tax Period: the period of time covered by your VAT Return, usually quarterly

  • Tax Point: the date when VAT has to be accounted for - for goods, this is usually when you send the goods to a customer or when they take them away, for services, this is usually when the service is performed

  • Taxable Person: any business entity that buys or sells goods or services and is required to be registered for VAT - this includes individuals, partnerships, companies, clubs, associations and charities

  • Taxable Supplies: all goods and services sold or otherwise supplied by a taxable person which are liable to VAT at the standard, reduced or zero rate

  • Taxable Turnover: the total value - excluding VAT - of the taxable supplies you make in the UK (excludes capital items like buildings, equipment, vehicles or exempt supplies)

  • Time of Supply: see tax point